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Table 3 Informant consensus factor (ICF) values of the medicinal plants

From: Market survey on the traditional medicine of the Lijiang area in Yunnan Province, China

Disease types Number Disease The sum of plant species (Nur) The number of identical plant species used (Nt) ICF
Digestive 166 Worms/other Parasites D96 10 2 0.89
Abdominal Hernia other D91 6 1 1.00
Jaundice D13 22 2 0.95
Hepatitis D71 40   1.03
Vomiting D10 4 1 1.00
Diarrhea D11 33 16 0.53
Dyspepsia D07 30 7 0.79
Chronic Enteritis/Ulcerative Colitis D94 17   1.06
Constipation D12 9 0 1.13
Liver Disease NOS D97 11 0 1.10
Teeth/Gum Disease D82 13 2 0.92
Haematemesis D14 8 3 0.71
Hematochezia D16 5 3 0.50
Peptic Ulcer D86 8 0 1.14
Malignant Neoplasms Stomach D74 2 0 2.00
Abdominal Pain Epigastric D02 29   1.04
Appendicitis D88 5   1.25
Abdominal Pain D01 6 0 1.20
Perianal Abscess D95 1 0 -
General and unspcified 158 Pain General/Multiple Sties A01 99 27 0.73
Bleeding/Haemorrhage Nos A10 25 4 0.88
Malaria A73 10 3 0.78
Tuberculosis A70 33 1 1.00
Infectious Disease A78 3 0 1.50
Trauma A80 25 5 0.83
Poisoning by Medical Agent A84 7 2 0.83
Neoplasm A21 22 4 0.86
Respiratory 128 Bronchitis R78 24 4 0.87
Cough R05 28 5 0.85
Influenza R80 55 14 0.76
Tonsillitis R76 14 2 0.92
Pneumonia R81 6 3 0.60
Whooping Cough R71 6 0 1.20
Foreign Body Nose/Larynx/Bronchus R87 1 0 -
Upper Respiratory Infection R74 13 3 0.83
Tracheitis R77 4 0 1.33
Sinusitis R75 4 0 1.33
Parotitis R99 13 2 0.92
Female genital 117 Menstruation Irregular/Frequent X07 74 8 0.90
Breast Lump/Mass Female X19 8 1 1.00
Breast Symptom Female other X21 17 2 0.94
Vaginal Discharge X14 27 3 0.92
Benign Neoplasm Female Genital X80 1 0 -
Skin 109 Boil Carbuncle S10 10 2 0.89
Rash Localized S07 8 0 1.14
Burns/Scald S14 12 1 1.00
Pruritus S02 6 2 0.80
Skin Disease Other S99 78 11 0.87
Musculoskeletal 95 Rheumatoid Arthritis L88 96 10 0.91
Urological 57 Dysuria U01 12 1 1.00
Urinary Infection U71 17 3 0.88
Urinary Calculi U95 7 1 1.00
Pyelonephritis U70 34 3 0.94
Cystitis U71 9 0 1.13
Cardiovascular 45 Hemorrhoids K96 14 3 0.85
Heart Pain K01 8 0 1.14
Hypertension K25 10 1 1.00
Palpitation K04 6 1 1.00
Stroke K90 9 0 1.13
Pregnancy, childbearing, family planning 31 Post-partum Symptom/Complaint other W18 16 0 1.07
Breast/Lactation Symptom W19 6 0 1.20
Abortion Spontaneous W82 7 1 1.00
Infertility Female W15 6 0 1.20
Question of Pregnancy W01 4 0 1.33
Neurological 25 Epilepsy N88 12 0 1.09
Migraine N89 1 0 -
Tetanus N72 4 2 0.67
Meningitis N71 2 0 2.00
Dizziness N17 4 1 1.00
Male genital 21 Prostatitis Y73 4 0 1.33
Pain in Testis/Scrotum Y02 1 0 -
Impotence Y07 16 0 1.07
Syphilis Y70 4 0 1.33
Psychological 15 Dementia P70 2 0 2.00
Sleep Disturbance P06 7 1 1.00
Neurasthenia P78 6 0 1.20
Eye 14 Cataract F92 8 1 1.00
Conjunctivitis F70 9 3 0.75
Endocrine/metabolic and nutritional 13 Diabetes Mellitus T90 12 1 1.00
Lipid Disorder T93 1 0 -
Ear 7 Deafness H86 6 0 1.20
Otitis Media H74 1 1 -
Blood, blood forming organs and immune mechanism 6 Anemia B82 7 3 0.67